Imagine Abstract by Jeffrey

What Problems Do You Want To Solve?

As a little girl, my parents and teachers used to ask me “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Oddly enough, it...
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Power to your People

People are your school. People are the system. People make things happen. — George Couros, author of The Innovator’s Mindset Just as each leaf,...
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The Flipping Game

To game or not to game? To flip or not to flip? These are the questions of the week, and well, at the risk of...
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We need to think differently

Problem Based Learning. Project Based Learning. Challenge Based Learning. I’m having an existential crisis. Questioning everything I do. Am I and my fellow math...
Integration by Christer

Do you Technigrate?

According to my Humanities teacher husband, everything we do is technology. When I use sidewalk chalk in teaching Venn Diagrams or ropes to teach linear...
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Make Iceland Beautiful Again

I have so enjoyed Course 3 of the COETAIL program. Though it definitely got way more time out of me than the other courses,...
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The Power of Numbers

Numbers when combined with images are powerful and can be used to influence change. This is no big secret, which is why so many...
Storytime at the Library by Christchurch City Libraries

Tell Me a Math Story

At first glance I wondered what the heck am I going to do with this? Digital storytelling in math?!? But I started thinking–it doesn’t...
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Clean Up Time

We’ve all died a small death in presentations, haven’t we? Speakers who drone, slide shows that are too busy, too cluttered, haphazardly thrown together with...
Rule of Thirds by Bret Vogel

Selling it Visually

I’m starting the Differential Calculus unit tomorrow in my IB Math Studies class. It’s always the last one I teach, it’s always rushed, and...